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Can Cooperation Overcome Mistrust In U.S.-China Relationship?

Strategic mistrust between the U.S. and China is escalating, overshadowing their shared interests, says Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy. Vice President Xi Jinping’s visit will not produce immediate results but provides the two countries an opportunity to gain control of their relationship.

Comparative Research on Government Organization and Operation, 2009 Washington Symposium

The Kissinger Institute and the Counselors' Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC) held a joint symposium to explore and compare governance topics in both the People's Republic of China and the United States.

Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The "Chinese Dream"

Many talk of China "rising." Chinese view their fortunes as a return to greatness from a "century of humiliation" -- and not a rise from nothing.

Sustaining U.S.-China Cooperation in Clean Energy

Sustaining U.S.-China Cooperation in Clean Energy (Wilson Center Publication) provides a governmental and private-sector overview of the complex dynamics of competition and cooperation behind U.S. and Chinese national efforts to develop their solar, wind, and other alternative energy industries.

The Month in U.S.-China Relations (May & June) 中美关系月报

It’s been a contentious run-up to July’s Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) meetings in Beijing. Despite deepening ties at the sub-national level, despite burgeoning Chinese investment in the United States, and despite broad academic, cultural and people-to-people ties that evince the two nations’ desire for constructive relations, American and Chinese suspicions of each other continue to deepen.

China in 2014: The Three Rs

"Xi Jinping's program to date is Reform, Resurgence, and Repression," writes Robert Daly. "What China becomes under his leadership in 2014 and beyond will depend on whether this modern strongman is truly modern and truly strong, or whether he is cultivating an image of strength in an attempt to rein in a dynamic but fragile nation which an anachronistic CCP can no longer control."

President Obama’s Asia Trip: Implications for China-U.S. Relations

President Obama capped a four-nation visit to Asia with the announcement of a security agreement with the Philippines. While China was not one of the President’s stops, relations with the People’s Republic loomed large as a back drop for his visits to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines. We spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to China, J. Stapleton Roy about the significance of the trip.

Vice President Xi Jinping's Visit Very Important, Although it is Unlikely to Resolve Outstanding Problems in the U.S.-China Relationship

Kissinger Institute Deputy Director, Douglas G. Spelman says the visit is very important, although it is unlikely to resolve outstanding problems in the U.S.-China relationship.

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